Mr Kofi Yamoah

Consultant Gynaecologist

BSc, MB ChB, MRCOG


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I am a consultant gynaecologist with 25 years’ experience. I have a special interest in minimal access gynaecology, menstrual disorders and the menopause at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and holds an Honorary Senior Lecturer post at the University of Leeds.

I am the Clinical Governance Lead for Gynaecology.

I have obtained my medical degree from University of science and technology in Kumasi, Ghana.

I have performed many gynaecological surgeries developing surgical skills before a passion for women’s health led him to pursue postgraduate training and specialisation in the UK.

I then completed my specialist training leading to CCT (Certificate of completion of training) under the Yorkshire Deanery after training in various hospital in London and across Yorkshire including Leeds Teaching Hospital, Hull and East Yorkshire Teaching Hospital, York Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust and Harrogate Foundation NHS Trust.

I have developed a keen interest in minimal access gynaecology and underwent training in laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery by experts in the field including 2 years in advance laparoscopic endometriosis centre.

I was initially appointed as a locum consultant obstetrician gynaecologist at St. Mary’s Hospital in Manchester in 2014.

In 2015 I moved to take up a substantive post in Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust where I specialise in minimal access gynaecology and menstrual and the management of menopause.

I am a keen teacher of gynaecological surgery. I have an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Cape Coast medical school, Ghana.

I am the supervisor for senior trainees who undergo the advanced training module (ATSM) offered by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). I regularly teach at various gynaecological courses.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Kofi Yamoah at Spire include:

Gynaecology

Other treatments

  • Abnormal vaginal discharge
  • Bleeding after menopause (post-menopausal bleeding)
  •  Clinical Interests;
  • Dilata
  • Female hormone problems and menopause
  • Fibroids
  • Heavy, painful, or abnormal periods
  • Hysteroscopic treatment of polyps, fibroids, scar tissue retained products of miscarriage.
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Intra uterine contraception
  • Laparoscopic hysterectomy (removal of womb)
  • Laparoscopic ovarian cyst surgery
  • Laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis
  • Miscarriage and recurrent miscarriage investigations and treatment
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Painful sexual intercourse
  • PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)
  • Pelvic pain and endometriosis
  • Postnatal problems / assessments
  • Surgery for vulva and vagination and Curettagel abnormalities
  • Vaginal and Abdominal hysterectomy
  • Womb prolapse (not mesh surgery for prolapse

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Additional information

Qualification and professional memberships

BSc (Human Biology) / United Kingdom / 1994
Bachelor or Science

MB ChB / United Kingdom / 1997
Batchelor of Medicine and Surgery

MRCOG / United Kingdom / 2009
Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

PG Cert Medical Education / Warwick University / 2016
Post Graduate Certificate of Medical Education


Professional memberships

British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE)

European society of gynaecological endoscopy (ESGE)

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)

British Menopausal Society (BMS)

International Menopausal Society (IMS)


Professional leadership

Clinical Governance Lead for Gynaecology, Mid Yorkshire Hospital NHS Trust

Research and publications

Chronic pelvic pain

The lead investigator in a double-blinded trial approved by the MHRA and sponsored by Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals.

A Study to Investigate the Effect of Intra-Peritoneal Large Volume Low Concentration Lidocaine on Post Laparoscopic Pain


Articles

Ovarian torsion and laparoscopy in the paediatric and adolescent population
May 2020

Heterotopic pregnancy: Should we instrument the uterus at laparoscopy for ectopic pregnancy.
Nov 2016

Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion Syndrome: The Role of Ultrasound in Diagnosis and Management
Nov 2009

A large epulis in pregnancy.
Nov 2009

Information shared with mothers prior to caesarean section: A national audit of compliance with recommended information
July 2013

O343 Questionnaire audit on patient information on caesarean section in England
Oct 2009

Atypical Endometrial Hyperplasia to Invasive Cancer – A Histopathological Review
Jan 2008

A multichannel digital system for recording electrical activity of the uterus
Jan 2007

Decision to Delivery Interval, achieving the standard
Jan 2007

Current NHS posts

Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist: Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Honorary Senior Lecturer post at the University of Leeds.

Personal profile

I am passionate about patient centred healthcare for women. I emphasis on offering a very individualised care relating to all assessment and treatment plan and have a holistic view of patient safety. My patients describe me as “calm, and reassuring”, “polite and professional” and that they “felt at ease with me”.

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